AKG Solidtube Tube Mic Condition
This AKG tube mic is fully tested and in good working condition. It has a few minor scratches mostly on its casing near the screen and minor ring stain from the shock mount near the Solidtube writing. Its power supply has some minor scratches. It comes with its power supply, 30 ft power supply to mic cable, 46 in XLR cable, Case, Manual, power cord and shock mount. It does not come with a foam pop filter.
The AKG Solidtube Vacuum tube large-diaphragm microphone has a cardioid polar pattern for multiplicity of applications. It has an exceptionally natural, warm tube sound that enriches digital recordings; complete with many useful accessories and aluminum carrying case.
The AKG SolidTube, the flagship of the Project Studio Line, is the first microphone that combines the sound of classic vacuum tube technology and the benefits of advanced solid state componentry at an affordable price. Mechanical ruggedness, high SPL capability, and low self noise are as natural SolidTube features as its warm sound.
The heart of the SolidTube is the ECC 83 (12AX7) vacuum tube. It provides excellent transfer characteristics and is readily available from musical instrument dealers carrying spare parts for guitar amps. A ground lift switch on the power supply eliminates unexpected ground loops quickly and easily. Standard accessories include a spider type shock mount, pop screen, power supply, cable, and strong carrying case.
The SolidTube emphasizes even harmonics and adds low-level distortion that the ear perceives as an enhancement to the sound.